1985 European Rallycross Championship

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1985 European Rallycross Championship
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Mikael Nördstrom at the Finnish round of the championship

The 1985 European Rallycross Championship season was the tenth season of the FIA European Rallycross Championship under that name and the thirteenth season overall since it began as the Embassy/ERA European Rallycross Championship. It was held across nine rounds starting at the Thermoton-Ring in Austria on March 31 and ending at the Eurocircuit in the Netherlands on October 13.

The champions were Anders Norstedt (Division 1) who defended his title and Matti Alamäki (Division 2).

Calendar[edit]

Round Date Venue City Country Winner (Div 1) Winner (Div 2)
1 March 31 Thermoton-Ring Melk  Austria Austria Friedrich Hainz Sweden Olle Arnesson
2 May 19 Ahveniston Moottorirata Hämeenlinna  Finland Norway Audun Ove Olsen Finland Matti Alamäki
3 May 26 Svampabanan Tomelilla  Sweden Sweden Anders Norstedt Sweden Olle Arnesson
4 June 23 Circuit de Marville Marville  France Finland Jouko Kallio Finland Matti Alamäki
5 August 11 Duivelsbergcircuit Maasmechelen  Belgium Sweden Anders Norstedt Finland Matti Alamäki
6 September 8 Lyngås Motorbane Tranby i Lier  Norway Sweden Anders Norstedt Norway Martin Schanche
7 September 21 Lydden Circuit Wootton  United Kingdom United Kingdom Trevor Reeves Norway Martin Schanche
8 October 6 Estering Buxtehude  Germany Sweden Anders Norstedt Norway Martin Schanche
9 October 13 Eurocircuit Valkenswaard  Netherlands Sweden Lars Nyström Finland Matti Alamäki

Drivers[edit]

Div.1[edit]

Constructor Car Driver
Opel Opel Ascona i2000
Finland Risto Buri
Denmark Jens Jacob Dynesen
Norway Trond Engebretsen
Finland Juhani Lammila
Finland Kari Pihlas
Belgium Jacques Putzeys
Norway Roger Sandberg
Norway Bjørn Skogstad
Finland Hannu Wallinheim
Opel Ascona 2.0 SR Austria Tino Ranftl
Opel Kadett D GT/E Germany Hermann Stoß

Div. 2[edit]

Constructor Car Driver
Audi Audi Quattro
France Jacques Aïta
Sweden Olle Arnesson
Austria Andy Bentza
Norway Jan Hroar Bjørklund
Finland Timo Virtanen
Audi Quattro 20V
Norway Kjetil Bolneset
Belgium François Monten
Audi 80 Quattro Turbo Austria Reneé Vontsina
Audi 80 GTE Germany Sepp Gröbner
Ford Ford Escort XR3 Turbo 4x4 Norway Martin Schanche
Volkswagen Volkswagen 1303 S Turbo 4x4 Norway Kjell Aaen
Sweden Stig Emilsson
Norway Thor Holm
Finland Jarmo Lähteenmäki
Sweden Mikael Nördstrom
Finland Leif Nyvall
Sweden Örjan Wahlund

Standings[edit]

Div 1[edit]

Pos Driver Austria Finland Sweden France Belgium Norway United Kingdom Germany Netherlands  Pts 
1 Sweden Anders Norstedt 15 15 20 3 20 20 8.5 20 17 138.5
2 Sweden Lars Nyström 13 11 13 8 15 15 6 15 20 116
3 Norway Bjørn Skogstad 6 17 15 10 13 10 5 12 15 103

References[edit]

Season overview